The Journal Club 'Deaf children and young people'

Presented on Wednesday, 19th June 2024

Content

The Journal Club is aimed at deaf and hearing professionals who are interested in deafness, with education and early years the primary focus. You will be based in the UK or the Republic of Ireland. You may be a Masters or PhD student, or a professional with a postgraduate qualification, working with deaf children or a research student in a related field interested in further study. Your interests might be deaf education, deaf children, speech and language therapy, audiology, and/or Deaf Studies.

This Journal Club will meet once or twice a term. Each session will have two leaders who will facilitate the discussions in the main room and break out groups. Reading articles will either be articles in Deafness & Education International or otherwise open access. Details of the reading are below. All attendees are required to read the article in advance at least twice and write down questions you are interested in following up.

Aims:

Article details

Martina Curtin, Madeline Cruice, Gary Morgan, Rosalind Herman (2024) 'Assessing parent-child interaction with deaf and hard of hearing infants aged 0–3 years: An international multi-professional e-Delphi' PLOS One Open Access.

To assist in reading the paper, there are some accessible videos which explain the Delphi method online which may be useful, eg:

Target Audience

The Journal Club is aimed at deaf and hearing professionals who are interested in deafness, with education and early years the primary focus. You will be based in the UK or the Republic of Ireland. You may be a Masters or PhD student, or a professional with a postgraduate qualification, working with deaf children or a research student in a related field interested in further study. Your interests might be deaf education, deaf children, speech and language therapy, audiology, and/or Deaf Studies.

Session leader

Martina Curtin is a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist working with deaf children and their families in Hackney, London. She is currently funded by the National Institute of Health Research to do a Clinical Doctorate Research Fellowship. Martina's aim is to create a tool called the EPID: Early Parent Interaction in Deafness.


Future sessions

Themes will be guided by the leaders for those sessions. We will draw leaders from recent PhD graduates and PhD students studying in these areas as well as advanced practitioners.

Interested in being a leader?

Have you completed and currently undertaking a deaf education specific topic and keen to lead a session? Please do contact Rachel for an informal discussion: rachel.oneill@ed.ac.uk